Yearly Archives: 2017

Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid served 8,224 children!

  Action Ministries’ Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program that served over 8,000 Children in Georgia ATLANTA – September 2017 –Action Ministries, Inc. wrapped up their sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the

Posted in Blog, News, Press Releases, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Action Ministries Closed Monday, September 11

Dear friends, To ensure the safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff, all Action Ministries locations will be closed on Monday September 11. Action Ministries’ residential clients will shelter in place, along with residential staff. In Atlanta, additional food was

Posted in News

Synovus Bank NWGA Invests in Ending Childhood Hunger with their second annual Superpacks Partnership

      ATLANTA – August 23, 2017 This week the Synovus Northwest Georgia Division kicked off a six-week community outreach project to benefit the Action Ministries’ SuperPack program. For the second year, they hope to meet a goal of

Posted in Press Releases, Rome

Our Daily Bread community kitchen temporary relocation

Action Ministries Northeast-Athens  Our Daily Bread community kitchen will be temporarily relocated to Oconee St. UMC (595 Oconee St.) as First Baptist conducts renovations.  All meals will be served from Oconee St. UMC on September 9th.   Groups may still cook

Posted in Athens, Blog, News, Press Releases

Second Annual Covington Farm to Table Dinner

 Join us October 22 for a dinner to benefit the Newton County SuperPack program. All proceeds will support Newton County school-aged children who experience food insecurity on the weekends. Learn more and purchase tickets here!

Posted in Covington, Event

Newton Federal Bank Stuck it to Hunger this summer!

Did you know that during the summer months, nearly 1 million Georgia children could go hungry because they don’t have access to school meals? Newton Federal Bank is partnering with Action Ministries to end hunger for children in Newton County this summer. Over the

Posted in Covington, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, Uncategorized

‘A Hand up, not a Handout’ – Jason Willis of Action Ministries Northwest Talks on Poverty in Floyd County

Jason Willis believes there is a general misconception about the severity of poverty in Floyd County, where some may cut the issue down to individuals making “bad choices.” But really poverty is the fact of individuals having “no choices,” he

Posted in News, Rome

Seamless Summer Program Gives Fulton Students Free Meals

Each weekday this summer, children will arrive by bus, car, bicycle or foot to 20 sites throughout the Fulton County Schools district, although most will not be attending summer school, reported the Marietta Daily Journal yesterday. These children are heading

Posted in News

Action Ministries is United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Agency of the Month for June

Action Ministries has been chosen as United Way of Greater Atlanta‘s Agency of the Month for June. United Way supports agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for all, particularly in its four focus areas of education,

Posted in Event, Housing

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Partners with 11 Alive to Make 500 Lunches for Local Kids

Enjoy this spot on Atlanta & Company featuring the annual Smart Lunch, Smart Kid sandwich-making day at 11 Alive.

Posted in News, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid